Select weeknights in December
Magic Meets Music: Live Performance Nights

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The most magical time of the year is here with Phipps' Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden, open now. Timed tickets are required in advance for all Holiday Magic! guests. Visit our ticketing page to book today.

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Select weeknights, Holiday Magic! is made even more enchanting with live musical entertainment.

On select weeknights throughout Holiday Magic!, live musical entertainment lends a new dimension of splendor to your festive visit. From flutes and strings to brass and bands, there are tuneful treats for everyone to enjoy this year. 

Performance Schedule

One Accord
Tues., Dec. 3; 5 – 6 p.m.

Joel Lindsey
Tues., Dec. 3; 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Crimson Youth Chorus
Thurs., Dec. 5; 5 – 6 p.m.

Students of Kristin Wilson
Thurs., Dec. 5; 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

Student Clarinet Trios of Nolan Petote 
Thurs., Dec. 5; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Crimson Youth Chorus
Thurs., Dec. 12; 5 – 6 p.m.

Stephanie Rieger, Upper St. Clair High School 
Thurs., Dec. 12; 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

WPCA Academy 
Thurs., Dec. 12; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Aaron Lewinter
Tues., Dec. 17; 5 – 6 p.m.

Plum Brass Quintet 
Tues., Dec. 17; 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

Michael Paul 
Tues., Dec. 17; 7:30 – 9 p.m.

Linda Jones
Thurs., Dec. 19; 5 – 6 p.m.

Dennis Morton N.A. Fiddlers
Thurs., Dec. 19; 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

Penn Trafford Community Flute Choir 
Thurs., Dec. 19; 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Performances are made on a volunteer basis and the schedule is subject to change.

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman, Rachel Lovas

More Holiday Fun

  • Garden Railroad: Farms, Food and Family

    Open Now

    Join us on a miniature journey through farms that impact our daily lives in our fun and family-friendly Garden Railroad.
  • Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden

    Opens Fri., Nov. 29

    This year's exciting Festival of Trees theme makes holiday trees the centerpiece of Phipps' winter wonderland, with classic firs, colorful poinsettia trees, a floating forest of sparkling trees reflecting on water and so much more.
  • Santa Visits

    Select dates and times, Nov. 29 – Dec. 23

    This time of year, the man in the big red suit sets up shop in Pittsburgh's green oasis. Bring little ones — or the entire family — to pose for a festive photo, free with Phipps admission.
  • Family Fun Evenings

    Mondays and Wednesdays, Dec. 2, 4, 9 and 11; 5 – 8 p.m.

    New Family Fun Evenings offer a fun learning experience for our youngest visitors under the lights of Holiday Magic! Join us for crafts, plant potting and more, all free with Phipps admission.
  • Gifts and Greens Market

    Dec. 5 – 7; Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m..; Saturday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    From the glasshouse to your house, we're offering a large selection of fresh holiday greens and boutique gifts for loved ones at Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park. This event is free and open to the public!
  • Holiday Buffet at Phipps

    Tues., Dec. 17; 6 and 8 p.m.

    For one very special evening, join us for a delicious holiday buffet dinner and a stroll through Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden. Conservatory admission is included in the price.
  • Family Fun Days

    Dec. 26 – 30; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Looking for a fun and educational outing for the kids during winter break? Join us for crafts, plant potting and more, all free with Phipps admission.
  • New Year's Eve Family Celebration

    Tues., Dec. 31; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Ring in 2020 with the whole family at Phipps and participate in an early countdown at 1:45 p.m. All activities are free with Phipps admission.